In this article, I explain how you can record your face and screen at the same time so that you can create engaging and fun videos. Note that there are several apps that can do this. This tutorial show you can create screencast using the built-in Mac apps and hardware.
There are many advantages to creating screen videos. For instance, nowadays, teachers are recording your lessons so that their students can watch them anytime.
How to Screencast (Mac)
1-Launch QuickTime player
2-Select File > New Movie Recording
3-Select View > Float on top so that your camera window will be on top of any other application anywhere on your screen.
4-Now you can resize the camera window. You can move this camera view anywhere you want (left, right, top, bottom etc).
5-Now select File > New Screen Recording
You will see this:
You can change some settings by clicking the arrow next to the Record button. You can record your full screen or part of your Mac screen. You may want to arrange your screen (where will your camera be etc?) before you start your recording.
6-When you are ready to start recording, click the red record button. The you have two options: (a) if you want to record your entire screen, click anywhere on your screen to start the actual recording (b) or you may drag to select an area.
7-Now you are recording your screen and your camera view (e.g. your face). When you done recording you may press the Command-Control-Esc keys. After you done, you may also edit your video using Quicktime. For instance, you may go to QuickTime > Edit > Trim to remove the unwanted parts of your video.